Lies, Damn Lies and Green NCAP Statistics

From Transport Evolved.

Green NCAP’s lifecycle analysis suggests that EVs are way less clean than previous studies have suggested – with only small and midsize EVs really coming out cleaner than their fossil fuel equivalents.

Worse, its Primary Energy Demand – a metric that Green NCAP have designed – also suggests that a diesel may be cleaner than EVs. So what’s going on? Kate examines Green NCAPs figures and finds out exactly why these numbers are so odd.


00:00 – Introduction
01:10 – Support the channel
02:00 – What is Green NCAP
03:35 – Green NCAP’s findings
04:12 – What’s wrong with its numbers?
07:30 – The Primary Energy Demand metric
09:16 – The TLDR
09:46 – Thanks and credits!

———- – Are EVs dirtier than ICE? Examining Volvo’s Lifecycle Analysis – Are Electric Pickups Cleaner? – Auke Hoekstra


Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter, Camera, Editing, Coloring : Kate Walton-Elliott
Audio Clean Up, Producer: Kate Walton-Elliott
End Credits, Animations: Erin Carlie
Teeshirt: Welcome to Four Seasons Total Landscaping, Philadelphia.

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